PENNSYLVANIA

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Pennsylvania Colony

The Pennsylvania Colony was one of the original 13 colonies located on the Atlantic coast of North America.

Founded

The Pennsylvania Colony was founded in 1682 by William Penn , he was granted the land by King Charles II of England.

Life Style

Pennsylvania was founded by Europeans. Just like the others, indian- americans were the mains. The life of the Indians reflected Stone Age backgrounds, especially in material arts and crafts. Tools, weapons and house equipment were made from stone, wood, and bark.

Famous people of Pennsylvania

Rachel Carson - Environmentalist ( someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or population .)

James Buchanan -the 15th president of united states

Kobe Bryant - basketball player

Daniel Boone - American explorer and folk hero

Andy Warhol - artist


- CLICK ON THE NAMES FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT EACH PERSON.

Way of Life

The colony had the laws that anyone could worship freely to anyone or anything. So there religions were very mixed, but most of the people that lived in Pennsylvania belived in being a Quaker

Climate

The Middle Colonies had a mild climate with warm summers and mild winters that were suited to farming and agriculture

Government

By 1775 Pennsylvania was governed as a Propriety Colony.

Raw Materials

Good farmland, timber, furs and coal. Iron ore was a particularly important natural resource
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